Steel-blue Whydah
Vidua hypocherina
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The steel-blue whydah is endemic to northeast Africa. It parasitizes the black-faced and black-cheeked waxbills. The upper bird was seen at Ndutu, courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. The 2nd row bird was seen on the Asogati Plain (4-06) and the 3rd row bird, in the Serengeti (3-09). The lower bird is courtesy of Paul Oliver; click it to see several enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Colin Beale, Paul Oliver, Siegfried Woldhek

Last Update this page: 4-07-15